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the job.but he's taking a big step today.we're live in greenville with all the details. 3 good morning.... it's wednesday, january 20.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news.there are some school closings today... including one in the upstate. 3 greenwood district 52 schools are closed today because of a water line break in ninety six. we're told the break was repaired.. but schools are being closed so the water can be tested.you can see a full list of school closings and delays running at the bottom of your screen. screen.
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become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing.
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3 let's send it over 3 to chris with traffic. 3 we're 3 watching:traffic lights out jonesville rd @ woodruff rd 3 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 happening right now..fire crews in pickens county are back on the scene of a fire where one person was killed on tuesday. tuesday.here's a live look-- we're told the house fire on ann street re-ignited early this morning.the pickens city fire department is out there now. 3 this house also caught fire just before 1:00 yesterday afternoon.firefighters say one person was found dead in the home.the coroner has not
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agencies, including the police department and sled are investigating.it's not clear how the fire started. 3 3 it's a big day for family and friends of a greenville county deputy.. and the sheriff's department. department.deputy dave dempsey is set to be released from the hospital today - after being shot the line of duty. 3 fox carolina's ashley minelli is live at g-h-s this morning- and ashley, do we know where his recovery will go from here? 3 expected to be a 3 long road ahead: ahead: underwent a few surgeriesdempsey's wife:- physical capabilities up back to 70 percent- mental at about 60 percentnext up:- physical therapy- occupational therapy- speech therapy- outpatient care at least twelve weeks weeks dempsey:- suffered critical injuries back on
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head while investigating a robbery at a taylors apartment complex- man who shot him "charles rosemond" died after another deputy returned fire- rosemond's family: believes he thought officers were robbers returning to his home- dempsey is a 30 year law-enforcement veteran 3 dempsey being released from roger c. peace rehabilitation hospital here at g-h-s11 am today todayhas family said 3 anything recently?go-fund me page?
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3 all new this 3 morning.. the pakistani taliban is taking responsibility for an attack at a university that killed 20 people. people.officials say gunmen stormed the school shortly after classes started this morning.at least 20 people were killed... and several more are hurt.pakistan's army says the attackers were contained.. and four of them were killed.a leader from the pakistani taliban tells the associated press.. the attack was revenge for the deaths of dozens of militants in recent months. 3 the u-s coast guard is suspending their search effort for 12 missing marines. marines.among the missing is 22 year old sergeant jeffery sempler.he's a woodruff high school graduate. graduate.sempler and 11 fellow marines went missing last thursday off the coast of hawaii.it's believed their two helicopters crashed during a training mission.coast guard crews say the search effort
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3 "the decision to suspend this case...the searches... is very difficult. we have not found the survivors..." survivors..."3 searchers have found four life rafts from the choppers.. along with some debris.but there's been no sign of the missing marines. 3 3 later today.. lawmakers in columbia are set to hear a proposal for how the confederate flag should be put on display. display.officials with the confederate relic room and military museum will present their plan for displaying the flag that was removed from the statehouse grounds last summer. last month, the museum's governing board approved a three-point-six million dollar plan to renovate the space where the flag will go. governor nikki haley said the price tag needs to be lower. 3 it looks like south carolina will be welcoming hundreds of neighbors from other countries this year. year.state leaders announced to a senate subcommittee tuesday that up to 320 refugees could resettle in south carolina.reps with the department of social services say only two refugees from
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palmetto state.another family from syria is working with the state to move some time this year.the announcement was made during a hearing on proposals to make refugee resettlement safer to the state. 3 tonight --governor nikki haley will deliver her "state of the state address". address".governor haley will deliver her speech from the statehouse in front of the general assembly.she is expected to talk about the removal of the confederate flag, october's historic flooding and domestic violence. state representative mandy norrell will give the democratic response to haley's address. address.it begins at seven tonight.we will be streaming it on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 light snow will move 3 into the mountains today, then
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afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing. 3 3 now let's send it over to the
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3 we're watching:accident hwy 29 @ i-85 in wellford wellford 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 good morning, joe-- joe-- 3 some of you will see some snow later today.we're live in western north carolina seeing
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3 here's a live look 3 the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we're back with a live look on ann street in pickens.this morning, flames have re- ignited at a home where one person died in a fire on tuesday. 3 3 covering our counties--an attempted murder suspect who's been on the run since november is expected in an anderson county courtroom today. today.deputies say clint moore turned himself in on tuesday. tuesday.investigators say moore shot his girlfriend's estranged husband outside the
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november.the victim told fox carolina he and his ex were in a bitter custody battle. battle.that woman-- katlyn gottbeheat-- is facing an accessory charge.she surrendered last week and is now out of jail. 3 a spartanburg county woman is out of jail after deputies say she left her eight month old in a car while it was near-freezing outside. outside.deputies arrested victoria skripchenko on monday and charged her with child cruelty. cruelty.investigators were called to the kohl's store on franklin avenue.. someone reported a baby had been in a car for up to 20 minutes in 36 degree weather.the woman says she had just gone inside to exchange an item.deputies handed the child over to relatives, and contacted d-s-s. 3 3 as nicole has been saying.. there's a chance some of you will see some winter weather today. today.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in brevard, and so far no luck on the snow-
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3 3 3 3 3 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic.
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become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing. thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers, and highs in the 40s. friday starts with rain and possible mountain ice, then transitions to rain all day. as the system moves out late friday, overnight light rain could turn to snow briefly before moving out on saturday. light snow will move into the mountains today, then become heavier by the
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see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing. thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers, and highs in the 40s. friday starts with rain and possible mountain ice, then transitions to rain all day. as the system moves out late friday, overnight light rain could turn to snow briefly before moving out on
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3 ((weather hit)) 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 3 3 we're watching: hwy 29 @ i-85 hwy 290 @ reidville rd injuries/blocked injuries/blocked 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew
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whitaker 3 chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the state election commission says ***today is the last day to register if you want to vote in the republican primary on february 20th. the deadline to register for the democratic primary is next wednesday.we have more information on how to register on fox carolina- dot-com. 3 the president will be in detroit today for the north american international auto show.his tour will highlight the auto industry's turnaround during the past 7 years. president obama is also expected to address the water crisis in flint. 3 millions in the north-east and in the ohio valley are preparing for a big snow storm this weekend.forecasters say up to two feet could hit the area.computer models show the storm is still forming over the ocean. 3 a tennessee couple who won part of the world's largest lottery jackpot is making one of their dreams come true. true.shortly after their win,
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trip to graceland in memphis. the couple is from munford.. which is about 25 miles away from elvis' estate.they say they'd always wanted to go, but just never made the trip. the robinsons' share of the 1- point-five billion dollar jackpot with two others..the other winners in california and florida have not been revealed. 3 3 it's ______.an upstate lawmaker is proposing a plan that some say is unconstitutional.we'll tell you what new rules he's proposing for members of the media. 3 here's a live look at clemson-- thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to 3 the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look over greenville. 3 a lawmaker from 3 our area says south carolina journalists need to be registered by the government. government.representative michael pitts, from laurens, filed a bill called the "south carolina responsible journalism registry law" on tuesday.it would require anyone who wants to work as a journalist for the media to register with the state.a criminal background check would be required and journalists could be fined and jailed.local leaders say the bill is not legal. 3 3 3 "it's a ridiculous bill. it's totally unconstitutional." "journalists are journalists. you can't force them to register with the government unless you live in cuba or north korea." korea."the bill would also require journalists to renew
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every two years.similar bills have been struck down by judges in the past. past.you can read the entire bill on our website, fox carolina dot com.
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3 light snow will move into the mountains today, then become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing.3 3 ((weather hit))
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3 we're watching: 3 cherokee cty accident no injuries sc hwy 11 @ battleground rd hwy 290 @ reidville rd injuries/blocked injuries/blockedhere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 it's ______.it's a big milestone for a greenville county deputy who was shot in the line of duty.after the break, ashley minelli tells us what's next for deputy dave dempsey. 3 we leave you with a live look in brevard --thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes. 3 3 3 3 in minutes.carolina is back news on fox thee morning news on fox carolina is back in minutes.
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3 county deputy still has a long road to recovery after he was shot on the job.but he's taking a big step today.we're live in greenville with all the details. details. 3 winter weather moves into our area.i'll have a timeline of when you could see snow.. coming up. up. 3 some of you could see some snow this morning or later today.we're live in western north carolina keeping an eye on conditions.
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wednesday, january 20.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise .. here with nicole papay and chris scott.thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 light snow will move into the mountains today, then become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing.
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching:hwy 290 @ reidville rdi-85 south ramp @ exit 56/hwy 14 black ice mcdaniel ave near ridgeland dr
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 happening right now..fire crews in pickens county are back on the scene of a fire where one person was killed on tuesday. tuesday.here's a live look-- we're told the house fire on ann street re-ignited early this morning.the pickens city fire department is out there now. 3 this house also caught fire just before 1:00 yesterday afternoon.firefighters say one person was found dead in the home.the coroner has not released their name.several agencies, including the police department and sled are investigating.it's not clear how the fire started. 3 3 there is good news for both the greenville county sheriff's office and the family of an upstate deputy. 3 deputy dave dempsey is expected to be released from the hospital today -- more than a month after he was shot in the line of duty.
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is live at ghs this morning with the latest. 3 - recovery has been slow- 30 year-law enforcement veteran... - big step today today 3 deputy dempsey:- shot in the head during possible burglary on dec. 10th- taylors apt. complex- "charlie rosemond" *shot dempsey*- died after *another* deputy returned fire - rosemond's family: believes he *thought* shot at deputies believeing they were burglars dempsey lot of recovery left to due- at a minimum several weeks of physical, speech therapy- undergone multiple surgeries 3 doctors:- hope full recovery is at home, familiar surroundings could help brain function- expected to be
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morning3 what is his current condition now? 3 3 covering our counties--in anderson county--two former police officers are facing misconduct charges after an incident from more than a year ago. ago.sled has charged robert shaw and john bell with misconduct in office.the two were fired last year, after authorities began investigating an excessive force complaint. complaint.in november of 2014.. the family of b-j hatcher says he was severely beaten during a traffic stop. investigators say hatcher had a knife.. and tried to run away before the two officers took him down.his family says he was left in critical condition.a lawsuit was filed against the department last year.
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six years in prison for a crash in henderson county that killed his passenger. passenger.the accident happened back in june of 2014 on highway 25.investigators say angel diaz crashed into a guard rail... killing "luiz ruiz."troopers say diaz got out and walked away from the wrecked car.he pleaded guilty to felony death by vehicle and was sentenced to 70 months in prison. 3 3 as nicole has been saying.. there's a chance some of you will see some winter weather today. today.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live in brevard where he's seen a few flakes. hey joe. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes. 3 light snow will move into the
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heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look at the
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3 the carolina panthers are getting closer to another trip to the super bowl.and fox carolina is following it all for you. you.coming up this weekend.. aaron cheslock and shannon sommerville are going in depth on the panther's season. "panthers' pursuit of a title" airs sunday at 5:30. 5:30.then.. you can watch the panthers host the cardinals in the nfc championship.pregame coverage starts at 6:00. kickoff is at 6:40... right here on fox carolina. 3 3 it's ______.there's been talking of it coming to the upstate for years--and now we finally know when the cheesecake factory will open in greenville 3 here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg-- you're watching the morning
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic. 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.you're looking live in louisville, kentucky.
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3 republican presidential candidate ben carson is temporarily suspending his campaign after the death of one of his volunteers. volunteers.25 year old braden joplin died after a car crash tuesday afternoon.he and three other campaign volunteers were riding on an icy highway in iowa, when their van spun out of control and was hit by a truck.carson was in south carolina at the time.. but flew out to omaha to visit joplin's family. 3 3 (ben carson, r-presidential candidate) "i saw video of him last night, making yard signs. he was so energetic. it's just amazing what he was doing. 3 you know, life is so fleeting, and we have to make the most of every bit of it that we can." can."3 carson has canceled his campaign events today.other candidates, including donald
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offered their condolences to the victim's family. 3 donald trump is getting support from a well known member of the republican party. party.sarah palin announced her endorsement of trump on tuesday.the former alaska governor made it official during a campaign rally in iowa.trump and ted cruz are in a dead heat in the iowa polls right now.in less than two weeks.. voters in iowa will be the first in the nation to vote in the presidential primary. 3 here's a look at the 12 republicans running.the latest polls show cruz has a slight lead over trump in iowa... followed by marco rubio in third place. place.here's a look at the democratic candidates.in iowa-- the latest polls show hillary clinton leading over bernie sanders by a small margin. 3 and we have an important update for south carolina voters.the state election commission says ***today is the last day to register if you want to vote in the republican primary on february 20th. the deadline to register for the democratic primary is next wednesday.we have more information on how to register on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 3 after years of rumors -- we now know when "the cheesecake
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their first store in south carolina. carolina.reps with the haywood mall in greenville says the cheesecake factory will open this summer.it will be located where panera bread used to be, next to macy's.back in october we found out the cheesecake factory franchise was given a building permit at haywood mall.panera bread has moved into a building about a block away. 3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.
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mountains today, then become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a 3 snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just below freezing. thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers, and highs in the 40s.
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possible mountain ice, then transitions to rain all day. as the system moves out late friday, overnight light rain could turn to snow briefly before moving out on saturday. light snow will move into the mountains today, then become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid
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out with lows just below freezing. thursday will be mostly cloudy with a few showers, and highs in the 40s. friday starts with rain and possible mountain ice, then transitions to rain all day. as the system moves out late friday, overnight light rain could turn to snow briefly before moving out on saturday.
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3 now time for 3 traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac! 3 3 3 news you need to know..the pakistani taliban is taking responsibility for an attack at a university that killed 20 people.officials say gunmen stormed the school shortly after classes started this morning.pakistan's army says the attackers were contained.. and four of them were killed. 3 rescue crews have suspended their search for 12 missing marines off the coast of hawaii that included a woodruff native.multiple agencies were not able to find any wreckage or survivors after nearly a week of searching.reports of two helicopters crashing thursday kicked off the massive search. 3 governor nikki haley will deliver her "state of the state address" tonight.she is expected to talk about the removal of the confederate flag, october's historic flooding and domestic violence.
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will be streaming it on fox carolina-dot-com. 3 we'll be right back, but first -- a look at yesterday's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 you're watching the morning
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3 live look at at home on ann street in pickens.fire crews are back on the scene of a deadly house fire, after it reignited early this morning. one person was killed when this house caught fire tuesday afternoon.there's no word on a
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3 an online shoe company is helping out south carolina communities devastated by flooding in october. october.the wife of a farmer, who lives nears the coast, sasas she ordered a pair of shoes from zappos for christmas.workers accidently mixed up the order and sent the wrong shoes.the wife called them to request a new pair -- telling the customer care worker about the mix up. she was told to donate the wrong shoes to someone in need. workers at zappos thanked her 3 3 3 "we read the message and were just stunned. and then reading all the words that the people that work for this company said... 'you rock.' 'thanks for all you do for your community.' 'we hope things get better soon.' i mean, we were just floored." 3 the shoe company sent the correct shoes along with a box full of blankets to the farm so they could pass them out to
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3 now time for weather and traffic 3 light snow will move into the mountains today, then become heavier by the afternoon. upstate towns could see a snow shower or rain/snow mix. light accumulation limited to western nc. highs in the mid to upper 30s. tonight dries out with lows just belolo freezing.
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3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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